HP Insight Manager up to 6.3 improper authentication

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A vulnerability was found in HP Insight Manager up to 6.3. It has been rated as critical. Affected by this issue is some unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a weak authentication vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-287. Impacted is confidentiality, and integrity.

The bug was discovered 04/30/2012. The weakness was released 04/30/2012 with Hewlett-Packard as HPSBMU02769 SSRT100846 as confirmed knowledge base article (Website). The advisory is shared for download at h20000.www2.hp.com. The public release was coordinated with the vendor. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2012-1999 since 04/02/2012. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 59684 (HP Systems Insight Manager < 7.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows.

Upgrading to version 7.0 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 53315), X-Force (75296), Secunia (SA49035), SecurityTracker (ID 1026987) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-39371). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 5327, 5328, 5329 and 5330.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.2

VulDB Base Score: 6.5
VulDB Temp Score: 6.2
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Class: Weak authentication
CWE: CWE-287
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 59684
Nessus Name: HP Systems Insight Manager < 7.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Insight Manager 7.0


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Vendor: https://www.hp.com/

Advisory: HPSBMU02769 SSRT100846
Organization: Hewlett-Packard
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2012-1999 (🔍)

SecurityFocus: 53315 - HP Systems Insight Manager Unspecified Multiple Remote Security Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 49035 - HP Systems Insight Manager Multiple Vulnerabilities, Highly Critical
X-Force: 75296
SecurityTracker: 1026987 - HP Systems Insight Manager Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Gain Access and Local Users Obtain Information
Vulnerability Center: 39371 - HP Systems Insight Manager Unspecified Vulnerability Allows Remote Information Disclosure, Medium
OSVDB: 81655

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Created: 05/07/2012 12:47 PM
Updated: 04/28/2017 10:02 AM
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